Chateau des Egrons, Duras, Gironde, France

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Sleeps
11
Bedrooms
5
Dining
14
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2800
  • 2 night weekend
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  • 3 night weekend
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  • Midweek per night
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Property Type: 
Castle
Chateau sleeping 11 with a pool and tennis court, in the heart of the vineyards of south western France

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Chateau des Egrons, Duras, Gironde, France, sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms.

Chateau des Egrons offers space and privacy with intimate charm, a great choice for a family holiday or getting together with friends in an elegant setting.

With private grounds, five large reception rooms and lots of outdoor space including a large courtyard, covered loggia and rear terrace, there are lots of seating options and dining facilities. The fully equipped huge kitchen is the nerve centre of the house and has a kitchen table that will seat 14 diners. 11 people can sleep in great comfort in the 5 large bedrooms, plus there are cots for babies.

The property has high beamed ceilings and tiled floors with rugs. It is furnished and dressed with French antiques and there is plenty of comfortable seating both indoors and outdoors.

The private tennis court and heated outdoor pool with wonderful views are set in gardens surrounded by an impressive clipped hedge.

The property is within easy reach of a golf course, the river Dordogne and several traditional markets, charming towns and multiple vineyards of the region, some offering wine tours. Canoe or kayak hire on the Dordogne is close by, there are great walks and routes for cycling, or just relax at the chateau and enjoy the pool and a wide range of garden and other games.

Please note that we only accept 2 week bookings in July and August, and 1 week bookings at other times of year.

Facilities

The very large kitchen and pantry are fully equipped in every way. The kitchen table seats up to 14 people.
There are lots of places to eat: the dining room, the kitchen, the covered loggia, the back terrace and the front courtyard.
There are three sitting rooms plus a conservatory. There is lots of seating indoors and out.
TV room with SKY TV, Hi Fi, video and DVD/Blue Ray. There are music systems in a number of the major rooms.
The telephone is free and available for local calls, mobile reception too. WiFi Internet is supplied as is a printer/scanner for your use.
In addition to the tennis court there is table football (foosball) and table tennis as well as boule.
Heating can be provided if required, at cost. The house has open fires and stoves in all rooms but these must be used with formal permission only.
5 bedrooms: 2 superking size beds, 2 kingsize beds and 3 single beds. Cots for infants are available on request.
All linen, kitchen linen, towels and swim towels are provided. These are changed on Saturdays along with bed linen.
2 en suite bath/shower rooms, 1 en suite WC, and 1 family bath/shower room.
The principal bedrooms and social rooms are on the ground floor and a ramp is available for the front step.
There is a selection of children's books, videos, DVDs and a dolls house. Baby sitting can be provided with advanced warning.
Tennis court, heated pool, table tennis, pool furniture, gas barbecue, charcoal barbecue, lots of outdoor furniture and recliners.
The large swimming pool is heated and has decking and panoramic views. It is in full sun but has the advantage of walnut trees and parasols for shade.
Lots of parking, secure within gated grounds.
Smoking is permitted at the discretion of visitors. We request that smokers use the outside seating areas such as the covered loggia and terrace.
We allow pets only where specific permission has been requested and granted. Any mess or damage will result in a deduction from the security deposit.

Location

The Chateau is set in the Gironde Hills on the border of the Dordogne and the Lot et Garonne. In the heart of the wine producing region of south west France.
The nearest Dordogne Town is Ste. Foy-La-Grande (12 minutes) and the closest local town is Duras (8 minutes).
The local supermarket is 5 minutes away and the nearest large supermarket is 15 minutes away.
There are lots eating places and drinking places in the area; our information book details these.

Booking Information

Minimum 2 weeks bookings in July/August and 1 week at other times of year. 50% booking deposit on booking; remainder 8 weeks prior to booking date plus £250 per week refundable security deposit. Cards accepted via PayPal or transfer or cheque.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
Yes
Tennis Court
Yes
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Villeneuve-de-Duras
Ste Foy-La-Grande
France
Ste Foy-la-Grande (15 mins) has trains to/from Bordeaux and Libourne where the TGV stops.
No local buses.
The nearest airports are Bordeaux (1 hour 15 mins) and Bergerac (40 minutes).

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price
Early Summer
29th Apr 17 to 26th May 17
2800
Summer
27th May 17 to 30th Jun 17
3000
High Summer
1st Jul 17 to 14th Jul 17
3500
Peak Summer
15th Jul 17 to 1st Sep 17
3900
Late Summer
2nd Sep 17 to 29th Sep 17
3000
Autumn
30th Sep 17 to 27th Oct 17
2800

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Chateau des Egrons, Duras, Gironde, France
11
5
14

Erica Husain

+44 (0)1372 467 032
Villeneuve-de-Duras
Ste Foy-La-Grande
France

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